Christmas Card 2019 | Natalie Knowles © 2019

Christmas Card 2019

It's been five years since I began creating my own illustrated Christmas cards. There is always anticipation among the recipients as to what the illustration is going to be. This year, I was inspired by the steam train station in my home town. Earlier in the year, I learnt that the Christmas trains running from … Continue reading Christmas Card 2019

The Shopping Trip | 2019 © Natalie Knowles

The Shopping Trip

The Shopping Trip is a brand new illustration to celebrate the publication of The Carnival Queen, 2nd Edition, this October. The Carnival Queen, 2nd Edition, is available to buy from Amazon, here. Originally published in 2016, The Carnival Queen, is a fun, coming-of-age story set in an English seaside town. It was inspired by my … Continue reading The Shopping Trip

Cluster Exhibition May 2019 | 2019 © Natalie Knowles

Ten years … still exhibiting

Celebrating 10 years in the creative arts industry. My Portraits are currently on exhibition in London as part of Cluster 2019. Visit cluster-london.com for more information or see my Art page. Last night was the private view at Cluster 2019. The venue was the Ugly Duck building in Bermondsey. What a thrill to be bringing … Continue reading Ten years … still exhibiting

Natalie_Knowles_Self_Portrait_2019 | Natalie Knowles Art 2019

Self Portrait 2019

Another year, another self portrait. This is the third year that I have painted a self portrait and I love looking back and seeing the different approach taken to canvas year-on-year. These are my previous portraits for 2018 and 2017. Painting really does capture a moment in time, energy and emotion. Secretly, I have names … Continue reading Self Portrait 2019

Alice set two | Natalie Knowles Art © 2018

Alice in Wonderland inspired character illustrations

Last February I was extremely privileged to visit the National Art Library at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. I was sat at a huge oak desk with fancy lights and cushioned mats on which to rest the most fragile of tomes. There were two storeys of books all around me and a hushed … Continue reading Alice in Wonderland inspired character illustrations

Cluster illustration exhibition March 2018

CLUSTER ILLUSTRATION EDITION III

A CREATIVE ARTS POP-UP 1ST March – 7th March 2018 4 Garden Walk, Shoreditch, EC2A 3EQ I am absolutely delighted to be exhibiting limited edition signed prints of my Neuromancer, Dracula and Victorian London Fantasia illustrations at Cluster Illustration Edition III. CLUSTER ILLUSTRATION PRESS RELEASE Photos from 1st March 2018 private view ... on possibly … Continue reading CLUSTER ILLUSTRATION EDITION III